Starting Your Own Business in the Sharing Economy

Starting Your Own Business in the Sharing Economy

Thanks to guest blogger Lucy from Gigmine for contributing this article for you on the ever growing share economy. Getting started with a small business has become a lot easier in recent years, particularly with the rise of the sharing economy. In the sharing economy,...

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Turning a career dream into reality

Turning a career dream into reality

One of the biggest privileges of being a careers coach is witnessing the journeys and successes of my clients. Being able to offer professional assistance to help out a family member is even more satisfying. In this blog, I share the story of my sister Myee’s...

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New accounting career adds up for return-to-work mum Ann.

New accounting career adds up for return-to-work mum Ann.

If you’ve taken a long-term absence from the paid workforce, it can make getting a job seem all the more daunting. But rest assured you are not alone, and many of my clients are return-to-work mums who have waited until their children are older before taking the...

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Not enough time to return to work? Might be time for a change.

Not enough time to return to work? Might be time for a change.

There's no doubt about it, searching for a job takes time. Especially if you are a return-to-work mum! Researching available roles, resume writing, applications, interviews, updating your skills, preparing LinkedIn profiles…there’s a lot to do. And one thing many...

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Setting your family budget? Time to invest in yourself.

Setting your family budget? Time to invest in yourself.

The start of school term is a time for planning. Often this includes putting together a budget for the year. Sometimes it’s really detailed, and sometimes it’s a rough outline, but most families I know will plan out their big ticket items, and perhaps even put...

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5 reasons you don’t achieve your goals.

5 reasons you don’t achieve your goals.

We all do it. New Year comes around, and with the flurry of cork-popping and the flip of the calendar page, we tell ourselves all the things we’re going to ‘do’ this year. But when that New Year feeling passes, do you stick to your plans? Or do all your good...

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Ultimate holiday book list to inspire you.

Ultimate holiday book list to inspire you.

Going on summer holidays? Finally, some time to yourself to de-stress, refresh, and re-set. And there’s no better time to kick back with a book. I find that motivational books are just the ticket for the holiday season. They really help me to think about where I am at...

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2018: Your year in review.

2018: Your year in review.

As the saying goes, “The only time you should look back is to see how far you’ve come.” And the end of the year is the perfect time to do just that. If you’re a goal-setter like me, you might be reflecting on whether or not you’ve ticked off more than your Christmas shopping list. Having your goals written down makes it really easy to see your achievements over the past year.

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Plotting your pathway to career success

Plotting your pathway to career success

School is out for summer! One of the best parts of summer holidays for me is going on a family road trip.  Leaving the familiar behind, and setting out on a journey to somewhere new – the horizon shimmering out front – full of possibilities. Putting rubber on the road. That feeling you are headed somewhere.

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The new trend opening doors for return to work mums.

The new trend opening doors for return to work mums.

Remember when you were all fresh-faced and got your first professional job? Perhaps you were one of the lucky ones who got an internship. These are paid (or sometimes unpaid) short-term positions, with on-the-job training and mentoring, usually offered by large corporations. Often there is the prospect of permanent employment at the end of the contract.

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